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The washing machine trips the RCCB on the consumer unit when on full load. Any ideas how to solve it My guess is that the motor on full load has a earth fault or drawing excess current Does this mean I have to change the motor, if so is it straight forward I am pretty good with tools. Thanks for you help Tony

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It's unusual for a household RCD to go out on excess current from an appliance - the fuse in the plug top and circuit fuse/MCB in the consumer unit should provide closer protection. This leaves you with an earth fault. Earth faults aren't usually related to motor load. Watch carefully what phase of the cycle the trip happens. Does it correlate with the start of water heating? A very frequent cause of low current earth faults is water ingress into the heating element. If you can trip the RCD reliably on every cycle, running the same cycle with the element disconnected would confirm whether or not this is the cause. A.

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